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    Accessory point for tyre inflator
    on: August 19, 2021, 03:28:48 pm
    August 19, 2021, 03:28:48 pm
    Hiya - which accessory point is suitable to plug in a portable tyre inflator - I am guessing the one under the seat ?

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    Re: Accessory point for tyre inflator
    Reply #1 on: August 19, 2021, 04:26:26 pm
    August 19, 2021, 04:26:26 pm
    According to my owners manual the 12V sockets are rated to max 9 amps if foglights not fitted. This drops to 5 amps with foglights. Any load greater than that will blow the fuse it says. It would seem both sockets and foglights are on the same fuse from the way it's worded.

    Pumps generally seem to draw around 10 amps so maybe better to hook up direct to battery.


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    Last Edit: August 19, 2021, 04:38:51 pm by ChrisS

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    Re: Accessory point for tyre inflator
    Reply #2 on: August 19, 2021, 04:52:52 pm
    August 19, 2021, 04:52:52 pm
    Thanks Chris 👍

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    Re: Accessory point for tyre inflator
    Reply #3 on: August 22, 2021, 12:43:39 am
    August 22, 2021, 12:43:39 am
    I have plugged the tire inflator into a cigarette type adaptor in the Bmw type 12v.  I have to had any issues.  Its not something I do regularly (usually plug it into the socket inside the car trunk). 

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    Re: Accessory point for tyre inflator
    Reply #4 on: August 22, 2021, 01:57:55 am
    August 22, 2021, 01:57:55 am
    I use my battery tender connection

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    Re: Accessory point for tyre inflator
    Reply #5 on: August 23, 2021, 04:31:19 am
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    Pumps should be connected directly to the battery using a fused connection. Most people use the same SAE lead for a battery tender.

    Something like this will work. https://www.amazon.com/YETOR-Protection-Disconnect-Extension-Motorcycle/dp/B07PPN8PJC/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=sae+battery+connector&qid=1629689430&sr=8-3

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    Re: Accessory point for tyre inflator
    Reply #6 on: August 29, 2021, 08:02:40 am
    August 29, 2021, 08:02:40 am
    Iíve used the Airman pump running from the Din socket on the dash the past four years. Absolutely no problem whatsoever.